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Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of journalist, fiancee

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are rallying across Slovakia to mark the anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee. Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova were shot dead in their home on Feb. 21 2018. Slovak authorities believe it was a contract killing linked to Kuciak’s work. He […]
Tags: News, Nation, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Jan Kuciak, Martina Kusnirova, Kuciak

Pompeo warns eastern Europe on Chinese and Russian meddling

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is invoking the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influence. Speaking in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, Pompeo said China and Russia pose twin threats to the democratic and free market gains made […]
Tags: Europe, News, China, Russia, Nation, Central Europe, State, Bratislava Slovakia, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Bratislava Pompeo

Pompeo trip marks U.S. re-engagement with long-overlooked central Europe

On a tour that includes a conference on the Middle East where Washington hopes to build a coalition against Iran, Pompeo begins on Monday in Budapest, the Hungarian capital that last saw a secretary of state in 2011 when Hillary Clinton visited. On Tuesday he will be in Bratislava, Slovakia, for the first such high-level visit in 20 years. "This is overdue and needed," a senior U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Tags: Europe, Science, Washington, Budapest, Hillary Clinton, Middle East, Bratislava Slovakia, Pompeo, Iran Pompeo

Need A Getaway? Use Hopper To Find The Best Flight Deals

These days, the world feels like it’s teetering on the brink of apocalypse. And sometimes traveling somewhere completely different can feel like the only cure for this existential dread. But how can you get away without breaking the bank on airfare?Airfare pricing can often feel unpredictable and entirely senseless. Without notice, prices drop or rise abruptly, which can make buying flights an unnecessarily stressful experience — especially if you’re on a budget.But one phone app, Hopper, takes...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Los Angeles, Hopper, Montreal Canada, Vienna Austria, Budapest Hungary, Bratislava Slovakia, Vero Beach

Fourteen-year-old Gogolev poised to make Canadian figure skating history

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Stephen Gogolev might be two years too young to compete internationally as a senior skater. But he's poised to become the youngest skater ever to capture a Canadian senior title, a record set 65 years ago. The 14-year-old from Toronto won the short program at the Canadian championships on Friday night, bringing the Harbour Station crowd to its feet with a performance that opened with a quadruple Salchow-triple toe loop combination. He earned 88.77 points. "I'm very ...
Tags: Japan, News, Toronto, Beijing, Canada, Vancouver, Waterloo, Leona Lewis, Gilles, Weaver, Bratislava Slovakia, Georges Bizet, Patrick Chan, Lutz, NHK, Poirier

Rory Sabbatini now playing for Slovakia

HONOLULU (AP) — Rory Sabbatini has been playing the Sony Open the last 20 years, and this one was different before he hit a shot. Start with the flag stitched onto his golf bag. And when he stepped to the first tee Thursday, he heard words never uttered on the PGA Tour. “From Bratislava, Slovakia, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Slovakia, Honolulu, Bratislava Slovakia, Rory Sabbatini

Slovakia says it expels Russian spy working as diplomat

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s prime minister says his country has expelled a Russian diplomat after discovering he was a spy working under diplomatic cover. Peter Pellegrini said Wednesday the diplomat’s activities were aimed against the interests of Slovakia and NATO. The prime minister says the person was officially working at the military envoy’s section […]
Tags: News, Nato, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Peter Pellegrini, Nation & World

Slovakia house fire kills 4 children, 1 adult

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak firefighters say five people, including four children, have been killed in a house fire in eastern Slovakia. They say in a statement the blaze broke out around 3 a.m. (0200 GMT) on Friday in a four-room house in the town of Richnava. Officials say the children ranged in age from […]
Tags: News, Ap, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World, Richnava

Senior ruling party suffers losses in Slovak local elections

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Independent candidates won the most seats in Slovakia’s local elections, while the senior ruling party of former populist Prime Minister Robert Fico suffered losses. It was the first election since massive anti-government protests triggered by the slaying of an investigative journalist forced the collapse of Fico’s government. The same three coalition […]
Tags: News, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Robert Fico, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics

Most underrated NYE destinations

Poor New Year’s Eve. While people will climb all over each other to proclaim their love for Christmas or Halloween, mention NYE and most people respond with a drawn-out tirade about “crowds” and “amateur hour,” ending with “I’m probably just going to stay home.” But they never do. Because New Year’s Eve, if done right, is a lot of fun. And every year we try and find a way to make it more enjoyable. So now that we’ve all admitted we’re doing something for NYE, perhaps it’s time to find a desti...
Tags: Travel, Holidays, Africa, America, Danube, Vienna, Canada, Atlantic, United States, Alaska, Portugal, Miami, Nye, Aurora Borealis, New Year's Eve, Caribbean

German, Czech leaders want EU migration deals with Africa

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis have found an area of agreement within their conflicting views of migration. Standing together at a news conference in Prague on Friday, Babis and Merkel said the European Union should strike deals with African countries like one with Turkey that helped […]
Tags: News, Angela Merkel, Africa, Eu, European Union, Turkey, Prague, Merkel, Bratislava Slovakia, Andrej Babis, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics

Slovakia to send soldiers to Iraq to train security forces

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s defense ministry says the country will keep its military presence in Iraq after the government approved a plan to deploy up to 42 soldiers there next year to help train Iraqi security forces as part of a NATO mission. The ministry says the soldiers and military police officers will cooperate […]
Tags: News, Iraq, Nato, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World

Slovak PM: Foreign hackers targeted foreign ministry

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister says hackers have attacked his country's foreign ministry from abroad in an attempt to get data and documents from the ministry's computer network.Peter Pellegrini said the attack... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Peter Pellegrini

Slovakia: Suspects in reporter’s slaying kept in custody

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A court in Slovakia says four suspects in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee will have to remain in custody. The four were arrested on Thursday and Friday and face murder charges in the Feb. 21 deaths of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee, Martina Kusnirova. The couple […]
Tags: News, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World, Jan Kuciak, Martina Kusnirova

Police charge 3 suspects with murder in Slovak reporter case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's police say they have charged three suspects with murder in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.Police conducted raids in the southern town of Kolarovo on Thursday and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Kolarovo

Play it again Sam! / La copie du pianiste?

THE ORIGINAL? Pioneer Car Audio Systems –  2007 “Let the road play” Agency : Mc Cann Erickson, Madrid   (Spain) LESS ORIGINAL Viva Street Festival –   2018 “Street music is art ” Agency : Core4, Bratislava (Slovakia) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Video, Audio, Miscellaneous, Advertising, Keyboard, Crossing, Piano, Keys, Crossroad, Bratislava Slovakia, Touches, Zebra, Zebras, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Mixed sources

Slovakia to probe role in German-Vietnamese kidnapping case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister says his government will do all it can to investigate his country's possible involvement in a kidnapping case that has strained relations between Germany and Vietnam.Germany... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Germany, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Vietnam Germany

Businessman linked to slain reporter held in separate case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A controversial businessman linked to a slain investigative journalist in Slovakia has been detained in a separate case of forgery against a broadcaster.Slovak police say Marian Kocner was charged with... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Marian Kocner

Cheap European bachelor(ette) party

Let’s say you’re about to get married and you want to take your friends on an awesome holiday – or you’re the maid of honor/best man and you want to really bring it. Las Vegas, Miami, or Nashville isn’t going to cut it; you’ll be battling other stag parties and hen do’s for the same bar space. Instead, go somewhere really unexpected abroad, while still keeping costs cheap for your wedding party. Here are the best, inexpensive destination in Europe for a bachelor or bachelorette party that eve...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Cheap, Germany, Berlin, US, Unesco, Ireland, Nashville, Airbnb, John, Estonia, Slovakia, Napoleon, Budva, Tallinn

Nicki Minaj and Future Announce “NickiHndrxx” Joint Tour

Nicki Minaj and future are going on tour together!The duo announced dates for their joint “NickiHndrxx” Tour Monday morning (Jun. 11). The trek, presented by Live Nation, will kick off September 21st in Baltimore and will hit North American cities like Chicago, Toronto (Canada), Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and more before heading to Europe in February for dates in cities like Munich (Germany), London (UK), Stockholm (Sweden), Paris (France), Dublin (Ireland), G...
Tags: Europe, Celebs, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Future, Toronto, Atlanta, Washington Dc, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Luxembourg, Jazz, Miami, Newark, Drake, Kansas City

Audi Q8 Flaunts Front End in New Teasers

After a number of concepts, spy shots, and teasers, it’s almost time for Audi to debut the Q8. Before then, however, Audi is dishing out a few more teasers that give us a good look at the SUV’s front end. This new sketch follows up a similar sketch Audi revealed of the model’s back end. In this image, we can see the Audi Q8 looks quite a bit bolder than the Q7. It features a new grille with vertical slats instead of horizontal lines, and you can also see a thick grille surround as well as large ...
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Eric Conway: Day 4 of Tour Takes Morgan State Choir to Bratislava, Slovakia

Dr. Eric Conway writes: Day 4 in Slovakia: Today, the Morgan choir woke up earlier to depart from Vienna, Austria to travel to our new destination Bratislava, Slovakia.   We have had almost perfect weather our first few days in Europe, but this morning was cold and wet. The journey to Bratislava is famous because it parallels the famous Danube River.  The Danube river connects Vienna, with Bratislava and Budapest, Hungary!  Slovakia was once part of the f...
Tags: Europe, Religion, Austria, Vienna, Slovakia, EC, Great Britain, Bratislava, Morgan, Vienna Austria, Danube River, Bratislava Slovakia, Czechoslovakia, Roman Empire, Roman City, William J Zick

Street art in Bratislava Slovakia

We didn't know when we headed by bus for Bratislava that it had been such an important seat of power when the Ottomans held control of Budapest and Bratislava became the coronation city for the Hungarian kingdom. Bratislava again became a centre of powe
Tags: Travel, Budapest, Bratislava, Bratislava Slovakia

Audi Q8 Teased Again in New Sketch

Last month, Audi teased a new vehicle that it called a combination between a luxury coupe and a sporty SUV. We suspected that model was a production SUV based on last year’s two Q8 concepts, and now those suspicions have been confirmed. Audi revealed another teaser sketch showing the SUV’s rear end, and announced that the vehicle would debut in a self-produced video series called “Q8 Unleashed.” !function(e,n,t){var o,c=e.getElementsByTagName(n)[0];e.getElementById(t)||(o=e.createElement(n),o.i...
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Martin Fehervary – 2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Martin Fehervary 2017-18 Team: IK Oskarshamn Date of Birth: October 6, 1999 Place of Birth: Bratislava, Slovakia Ht: 6-foot-1 Wt: 190 pounds Position: D NHL Draft Eligibility: 2018 first-year eligible (born late 1999) 2018 Draft Rankings THW Pike’s Pick: not ranked Future Considerations: 76th (Spring) NHL Central Scouting: 15th (EU Skaters) Born late in 1999, Fehervary is one of the few Slovak prospects to have a good chance of being drafted in Dallas in June. He has plenty of international...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Dallas, Defence, Hockey, NHL, Malmo, Andre Burakovsky, Carl Soderberg, Bratislava Slovakia, SHL, NHL Entry Draft, NHL Draft Prospect Profile, Prospects, 2018 NHL Draft, Martin Fehervary

Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak authorities have started evacuating people in a town near the southern border with Hungary after four unexploded World War II bombs were found. Police said Friday they are evacuating people from a street in the town of Sturovo after the 100-kilogram (220-pound) Soviet bombs were found in a field. The […]
Tags: News, Ap, Hungary, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World, Sturovo

International team to investigate in slain journalist case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. A spokeswoman for Jaromir Ciznar says the prosecutor agreed on the deal in The Hague on Wednesday with Italian judicial authorities, and representatives from Europol and the […]
Tags: News, Slovakia, Europol, The Hague, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Jaromir Ciznar

Matador Originals: The Body Painter

Marian Folga is a Polish painter and choreographer whose medium — the human body — allows him to express emotion in the most alive and dynamic way. But when it comes to talking about his art, however, he’s a person of few words. In fact, he refuses to attach any specific meaning to what he paints. Although body painting is still on the fringes of the mainstream art scene in Europe, Marian’s unmistakable style has made him very well known in his native Poland. His work has been featured in...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Poland, Artist, All, Bratislava Slovakia, Marian, Painter, Bodypainting, Marian Folga, Piotr Wancerz, Pitor

Slovaks hold new anti-govt protests in slain reporter case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Slovaks have taken to the streets in new anti-government protests amid a political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee. Friday’s protests in dozens of towns and cities are taking place despite the appointment of a new Slovak government a day earlier. […]
Tags: News, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics

Slovaks want joint team with Italy in slain journalist case

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s prosecutor general has asked Italian authorities to create a joint investigative team with their Slovak counterparts in the case of the slaying of a journalist and his fiancee that triggered a serious political crisis. Jaromir Ciznar says he expects such a team’s investigation into the slayings of Jan Kuciak and […]
Tags: News, Italy, Slovakia, Bratislava Slovakia, Nation & World, Jan Kuciak, Jaromir Ciznar